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Our topic this term is 'journeys' so today we went on a journey to Ely. We walked along by the river and saw lots of boats and different kinds of birds. Then we had time for a quick visit to the playground before we came back to school.
This week our story is Handa's Surprise
Today we looked at some of the fruit that is mentioned in the story - mango, passion fruit and pineapple.
Then we tasted it.
We had lots of fun in PE today finding different ways to move along the bars - developing our confidence and the strength in our shoulders and core muscles.
We have had lots of fun learning to skip today for our reward day treat.


Thank you for coming to watch our Nativity. Here are some photos to remind you of how fantastic we were!


This week we have been talking about the colours and shapes we saw and sounds we heard when we watched firework displays. We have explored these in our art work...



Teabags and paint

Using cardboard tubes and different kinds of paper to make rockets,,,
Joining pipe cleaners together and printing firework patterns.


This week our story is Pumpkin Soup

We have been developing our fine motor control by hammering golf tees into pumpkins...
and chopping up vegetables to make pumpkin soup.


Today we had a special treat. We went for a walk to the library and had a story about a wolf and a cave. We really enjoyed it!

All the children will be getting their own copy of the book in the next few weeks so keep a look out for it coming home. 

Here we are listening carefully to the story.
What shapes can you make with spaghetti and marshmallows?
We have been enjoying sharing stories and our "All About Me" books in the book area.
Thank you to everyone who took part in our jelly project and experimented with it at home. Our display looks fantastic!

Foundation Stage


Welcome to Foundation Stage.

This page will show you what we are learning.

We are looking forward to sharing our learning with you.


This week we have been visiting you all in your homes.  We have been getting to know you and some of the things you enjoy doing. We are looking forward to you starting at school. This term our topic is 'All about Me'.

Foundation Stage



Pool party fun today!


Today we decorated our honey biscuits to look like bees.



Today we have been baking honey biscuits. Here is the recipe in case you'd like to make some more at home!

Cooking is a great way for us to learn. It...

Increases Language Development.
Enhances Fine Motor Skills.
Increases Math Ability.
Improves Reading Skills.
Introduces us to Scientific Concepts.
Increases Focus and Attention.
Teaches Life Skills.
Promotes Healthy Eating.

This week we have been learning about doubling numbers and how to record our work.

The children have been performing songs to one another.

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Class Assembly

Today was Class 2's class assembly. We shared the story about The Colour Monster. We said a poem. We sang and we danced. Thank you to everyone who came and watched.


This week we have been learning about dinosaurs. 

Today we took our mathematics outside to find out how long some of the dinosaurs were.

First we chose a dinosaur...

then we checked its length. We drew a line with chalk to start from and then measured the length with the trundle wheel. When we got to the right number of metres we drew another line with the chalk.
We wrote the number of metres next to the chalk line and the name of the dinosaur. 
Next we unravelled a ball of string from the first chalk line to the last to see how long it was. Then we lay down end to end along the string to see how many children we'd need to be as long as each dinosaur.
We started from the same chalk line for each dinosaur we measured so that we could compare their lengths. We did a lot of talking about longer and shorter and we could explain our thinking.


On Wednesday we had a fabulous time down on the farm!

We fed some lambs...

met some animals...
went for a ride on a tractor...
and explored the play equipment.


Today was Class 1's assembly. 

We shared our learning from the story of Handa's Surprise.


Here we are demonstrating how brilliant we are!


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This week the rain has made our digging area really boggy! What a good job we keep our waterproof suits in school all week!

We love the mud and it is really good for us to play in it. Playing in mud...

Makes us feel happy.

Boosts our immune systems so we don't get sick so often and have fewer allergies.

Means we have to practise our communication skills so we can cooperate, negotiate and share with each other.

Helps us feel connected to nature and our environment.

Develops our creativity.

Works our muscles to improve our gross motor and then fine motor skills.





Today was World Book Day!

We explored a book called Sector 7

We went outside to look at the clouds and talked about the different shapes.
We made cloud dough by mixing flour and baby oil.
Some people worked together to make some cloud fish by covering balloons with paper and using art straws for tails and fins...
and some people worked together to make a cloud factory.
Year 3 came in to read stories with us which we absolutely loved!


Today we turned our house into a transport cafe...

Would you like brown or white toast?

Pop the bread into the toaster!
Here you are!
Help yourself to butter.
Would you like some help?
Wash the plates...
and dry them.


Today was our reward day. We had a visit from Matthew the magician.


Today the children used spaghetti and marshmallows to make 2 and 3D shapes. This activity allowed the children to apply their knowledge. They demonstrated a good understanding of the properties of 2 and 3D shapes.


Our nativity play... 


This week we have been reading Itchy Bear. 

Itchy Bear ends up covered in apples so we decided to taste some.


First we learned about halves and quarters by cutting the apples into 2 pieces and then 4.

Then we tasted 3 different types of apple - Jazz, Braeburn and Granny Smith.

Then we did some data handling - we put our photo underneath the apple we liked the best...

and made a bar chart of the results.


This week we have been visiting the forest. You can keep up with our Forest Adventures here:



Today we have been making pumpkin hedgehogs.

This is very good for our fine motor skills! We had to handle the hammers with control and demonstrate how to use them safely. Everyone wanted a turn so we also had to practise negotiating and taking turns.


In Foundation Stage we love to read!


The foundation enjoyed playing the drums during their music lesson.




Welcome to Foundation Stage.

This page will show you what we are learning.

We are looking forward to sharing our learning with you.





This week we have been learning when our birthdays are and reading birthday stories. This is a good one!

We have been blowing up balloons which is very good for our muscles...
and making cakes.
They were yummy!